Entity Framework Core 2.0 greatly simplifies access to relational databases such as SQL Server that are commonly deployed in corporate settings. By eliminating tedious data access code that developers are otherwise forced to use, Entity Framework Core 2.0 enables you to work directly with the data in a database through domain-specific objects and methods.
Beginning Entity Framework Core 2.0 is a carefully designed tutorial. Throughout the book you will encounter examples that you can use in your day-to-day coding, and you will build a solid foundation on which to create database-backed applications. If you are looking for a way to get started without getting buried under details you are only going to forget, then this is the book for you.
The author aims to leave you comfortably able to connect to, access, modify, and delete data from a relational database. The book provides a clear, straightforward approach and includes code that you can look back at months later and understand.
What You'll Learn
- Study easy-to-follow, real-world examples you can use every day
- Focus on DbContext and the Database First approach
- Understand how to work with single and multiple tables
- Use the LINQ query language to manipulate data
C# and ASP.NET programmers looking for an easier way of accessing data in a relational database than writing in SQL―a way that meshes better into object-oriented application development
Chapter 2: Working with Multiple Tables
Chapter 3: Stepping Beyond the Basics
Chapter 4: Data Validation and POCOs
Chapter 5: Stored Procedures, Table Design, and Modifications
Chapter 6: ASP.NET MVC and EF Core 2.0
Chapter 7: Finishing Our ASP.NET MVC .NET Core 2.0 Project
Chapter 8: Wrap Up and Where to Go Next